Island News

BAMBOOFLAT, 16 Oct 2018/--/Tardy execution of bridge project at Anda Beda in South Andaman is inviting fresh criticism for the lead construction agency of the A & N Administration, Andaman Public Works Department....
Port Blair, 16 Oct 2018/--/Right from the registration of cooperative societies to extending financial aid and related support, the Registrar of Cooperative Societies (RCS) under the A & N Administration, was formed...
Port Blair, 16 Oct 2018/--/Mahila Kisan Diwas was celebrated under the theme “Role of Women in Agriculture and Women Empowerment” by ICAR-KrishiVigyan Kendra, South Andaman in association with Social Science Section,...

West Bengal & Other States

Kolkata, 9 Oct 2018/--/The West Bengal government on Tuesday told the Calcutta High Court that it cannot interfere in a legislative decision on granting funds to Durga Puja committees, after a petitioner claimed that it is a violation of the secular structure of the Constitution. The court...
Kolkata, 9 Oct 2018/--/A six-year-old student was allegedly molested by a school teacher here, following which the accused was arrested, police said Tuesday. The incident took place in a state government-aided school. The police had a tough time controlling agitated family members of the victim...

Stand Alone

Motorists on board a Maruti Omni bearing registration no. Omni E 0759 survived a likely tragedy when the car caught fire near Hotel Sinclair’s at arou...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Gangtok, 9 Oct 2018/--/Inaugurating The Eastern & Northeastern Region Policy Dialogue on “Making Liveable Cities: Challenges and Way Forward” at Chintan Bhawan in Gangtok on Tuesday, Chief Minister Pawan Chamling...
Gangtok, 9 Oct 2018/--/Soon after Congress in Arunachal Pradesh Nabam Tuki had underscored the importance of protecting the unique identity of Arunachal, on Monday All Indian Congress Committee secretary in charge of...
Gangtok, 9 Oct 2018/--/More than seven years after Sikkim had experience a major earthquake, the State is going for a mock drill on a large scale to assess the state of preparedness in case of such a emergency again....

National News

NEW DELHI, 9 Oct 2018/--/Operational challenges and various reform initiatives are the subjects of deliberation a week-long conference of army commanders that started in Delhi on Tuesday. An official statement said a...
Itanagar, 8 Oct 2018/--/Senior Congress leader in Arunachal Pradesh, Nabam Tuki Saturday exhorted the Congress cadres to adopt do and die mantra to protect the unique identity of the state and its people. It is time to...

Business News

Kolkata, 12 Jul 2018/--/SBI Card, one of the country`s leading credit card issuers, today announced the launch of ‘ELA’ (Electronic Live Assistant), a virtual assistant for customer support and services. Driven by...
Kolkata, 12 Jul 2018/--/Panasonic India announced a significant expansion of its line-up of 'Intelligent Home appliances' range comprising of refrigerator, washing machine and microwave. The intelligent range is...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 12 Jul 2018/--/Benchmark Sensex defied gravity for the fifth straight session to close at a fresh lifetime high on Thursday as investors poured money into energy and financial shares amid a robust start to the earnings season. The 30-share Sensex surged 282.48 points to end at 36,548.41,...

North Bengal News

MALDA, 9 Oct 2018/--/Bomb scare gripped Kalitala area under English Bazaar police station for hours together after an unclaimed briefcase was found at the vicinity of a puja pandal a little distance away from the party...
SILIGURI, 9 Oct 2018/--/Siliguri Horticulture Society (SHS) will felicitate  puja organizers of the city considering their active role in encouraging viewers to plant trees with an eye to get rid of pollution. Nantu...
SILIGURI, 9 Oct 2018/--/Rigging and terror that helped Trinamool Congress in winning the panchayet polls in the state cannot be repeated in the Lok Sabha elections, said Union minister for health and family welfare, J....

Echo World

Pithoragarh, 9 Oct 2018/--/Short supply of government rations appears to have forced tribals in some border villages of Uttarakhand's Kumaon region to depend on Chinese foodgrain bought from Nepalese markets. "The...
Bangkok, 8 Oct 2018/--/A 42-year-old Indian was among two foreign tourists killed and two Indian tourists seriously injured in a shootout between two rival gangs in Bangkok on Sunday night on a street behind Centara...

Reflex Action

16 Oct 2018/--/Is it possible to overturn the seven decade old regime of industrial relations in a democracy like India by stealth? Without much debate and by making the existing labour laws irrelevant without passing any new law? Unbelievable but true! This is precisely what the Modi government did...

Editorial

16 Oct 2018/--/One of the promises that Narendra Modi, as the BJP candidate for prime ministership in the 2014 general elections, made was to create twenty million or two crore jobs a year during the next five years. That this has not happened is well known. This fact has now been brought out in the Labour Ministry’s data on job creation, causing acute embarrassment to the Government. The data wer...